Web Application Engineer (back-end)

The Company
Market Access Transformation (MAT) revolutionizes the way advice is exchanged between healthcare stakeholders including Payers, manufacturers, and the investment community. We have recently launched our first product, Rapid Payer Response™ (RPR), a revolutionary (online) platform which enables the manufacturer to seek ‘on demand’ Global payer feedback in an average of 5 days

The Team
RPR™ is developed and maintained by a small and growing agile technology team. With offices in the UK and India, we work remotely with UK core hours. We hold daily stand-ups over video and work closely together, communicating frequently throughout the day using a combination of Slack, Zoom and e-mail. We combine a relaxed and friendly culture with a commitment to delivery – we say what we do and do what we say.

Job Description
Reporting to the Head of Technology, the Web Application Engineer (back-end) will:

  • Have a major role in developing and maintaining MAT’s RPR™ portal

  • Collaborate with experienced engineers, designers and developers

  • Make use of great tools and techniques including Django, Python and PostgreSQL to deliver great software and maintain the technology platform

Responsibilities

  • Work in a cross-functional agile team to design and build important new application features for the RPR™ platform

  • Write great code and help others to do the same

  • Deliver tested and functionally complete software components that meet requirements

  • Focus on back-end but be expected to contribute to all levels of the stack

  • Collaborate with engineers and other stakeholders and take opportunities to learn and lead as they arise

  • Take ownership of the RPR™ API and be a go-to person for back-end technical understanding

  • Help drive quality and improve coding standards, testing, delivery processes and tooling

  • Offer technical support and leadership as required to MAT colleagues

  • Think imaginatively about problems and give your opinion and listen to others

Experience and Expertise

  • You will have at least 5 years of professional software development experience

  • You will have full-stack web development skills with strong back-end experience

  • You will have a solid understanding of system design and a good understanding of API architecture

  • You will appreciate the software development lifecycle in a small team environment

  • You will have deep and demonstrable knowledge of Python and Django and you will know how to develop high quality API components with these tools

  • You will have experience of using a broad set of web application technologies including JavaScript, AngularJS/Angular, HTML5 and CSS3

  • You will know your way around different data platforms such as PostgreSQL and Druid

  • You will be used to working with tools like Git, Jira, Jenkins, Selenium and the AWS environment and you will have a good understanding of version control, release management, TDD and testing.

  • You are comfortable working in a security-conscious context and you understand the importance of OWASP best practices, penetration testing and data encryption; and

  • You will enjoy working in a team environment and collaborating closely with remote colleagues

Travel: Occasional international travel

Permanent

Location: Remote/Flexible - Gurgaon, India